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Teijin increases capacity of carbon short fibre

3rd Jul 2020

Teijin Carbon Europe, the Teijin group's carbon fibre business in Europe, has increased the production capacity of its German produced chopped carbon fibre type Tenax -E HT C604 6mm by 40 per cent. With Tenax carbon fibres and composites, Teijin offers innovative solutions for aerospace, automotive, industry, energy, electronics, and sporting goods.

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Garware Technical Fibres net profit rise 12% in FY20

2nd Jul 2020

Garware Technical Fibres Limited, a manufacturer of technical textiles for the Indian and global markets, posted 6 per cent revenue decline to ₹953 crore in fiscal 2020 ended on March 31, 2020 compared to revenue of ₹1,018 crore in previous fiscal year. However, net profit for the year jumped 12 per cent to ₹141 crore (FY19: ₹126 crore).

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Braskem completes construction of Texas PP facility

26th Jun 2020

Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, has completed the construction of its newest, world-class polypropylene (PP) production facility located in La Porte, Texas. It is the first new PP facility built in North America since 2003 and has global export capacity to serve clients...

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Mitsui Chemicals unveils European site for PP compounds

23rd Jun 2020

Mitsui Chemicals Group has unveiled its first European production site for polypropylene (PP) compounds. It has launched operations at Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites Europe (ACE), located within Chemelot Industrial Park in the Netherlands. By launching ACE, the group has got together an integrated European system for research, production and sales.

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Sabic Purecares offers solutions for medical disposals

18th Jun 2020

Today the world faces a very serious challenge with the current pandemic and in response to this, Sabic, a global diversified chemicals company, has focused on delivering larger volumes of Sabic Purecares polypropylene (PP) materials for manufacturing of nonwovens used in medical disposables such as gowns and masks and hygiene applications.

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Thermore launches new Ecodown Fibres collection

17th Jun 2020

Thermore, an Italy-based company specialised in development and production of high quality thermal insulation, has announced that its new expanded offer includes the revolutionary Ecodown Fibres 2.0, a super puffy blown fibre product suitable for wider baffle widths (up to 20cm). It offers amazing loft and visuals that are unmatched in the industry.

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Ascend buying assets in China

16th Jun 2020

Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, is buying the assets of NCM (Changshu), and Tehe Engineering Plastic (Suzhou), located in Changshu Yushan High-tech Industrial Park, one of the major advanced manufacturing parks in the eastern coastal area of China. The company has signed an agreement to this...

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Turkmen company begins making PP multifilament yarn

16th Jun 2020

Turkmenistan-based Abraýly Dostlar has started production of polypropylene (PP) multifilament yarn under the brand name Polyyarn at its 1,700-square-metre factory located in Ak Bugday etrap in Ahal velayat. Conforming to the European quality standards, the PP multifilament yarns are in 150-6000 denier range with a tenacity of 6.8-7.5 g/denier.

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Freudenberg gets Cradle to Cradle Institute certificate

16th Jun 2020

Freudenberg Performance Materials, a supplier of innovative technical textiles, has been awarded its first Silver level Material Health Certificate from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute for its comfortemp air HO 80x product series. The comfortemp air HO 80x fiberball paddings are made from polyamide 6 and are 100 per cent recyclable.

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